Survival Scout Tips
Baking Survival Hacks
The past few years have taught us the importance of being self-sufficient in the kitchen. Should a natural disaster occur, supply chain disruptions continue, or should there be a run on food at the grocery store, knowing how to make baking substitutions will go a long way toward keeping your...
Cooking without Power: What Most of Us Are Doing Wrong...
There is a big, glaring weakness in almost every prepper’s supply. It’s an issue that most people aren’t even aware of until they’re in the thick of a disaster…and then it’s too late. The weakness? Many of us don’t have the right gear to safely cook food without power. And...
The Top Supplies America Imports That You Can Start Stocking or Making Yourself
It's no secret that America outsources jobs overseas for cheaper labor. But that's not all. We also outsource a massive amount of food and goods. In fact, we import double the amount China imports despite the fact they have significantly more people. No matter how great our country's trade agreements...
Build a Year’s Supply of Emergency Food Piece by Piece
At the start of a new year, many of us make resolutions… and let’s face it, most of us fail to keep them. We have the best of intentions, but life, time, or money get in the way. The same thing is true when it comes to building a...
Cook with Cast Iron like the Settlers
The cast iron skillet your granny used is more than an heirloom to decorate your kitchen. Cast iron holds a special place in American history and, some might argue, helped the brave settlers blaze new trails. George Washington’s grandmother, Mary Hewes, saw so much value in her cast iron that...
Special Diets & Personal Tastes: Your Guide to Custom Food Storage
How To Easily Customize Your Long-Term Food Storage Supply If You Have Special Dietary Needs or Food Preferences When people are thinking of building their food storage plan, they often ask our experts these questions... How much food do I need? How long can I keep it in storage? Where...
How to Cook Beans in a Hole in the Ground
Some of the best meals are those eaten around a campfire with the ones we love. As idyllic as that sounds, there may be a time when we must eat this way to survive. Those who understand the importance of food independence for survival know that food independence starts with...
Survival Cooking When the Power Is Out
When it comes to disaster planning, knowing how to cook your food is an important piece of the puzzle. If disaster strikes, you will likely have to adapt your methods used for meal preparation--and cooking is one of them. Being able to feed your family will ensure that you stay...
Sprouting 101: From Benefits to Growing Tips
Any seasoned person that prepares knows that loading up on a supply of nutritious and healthy food is an essential aspect of survival, whether riding out a longer power outage or getting snowed in for several days or weeks (it happened in the Pennsylvania/New York area last year). While nonperishable...
Off-the-Grid Solutions for Home or Bug-Out Locations
In a crisis, we know that getting enough food is critical. Higher energy demands and stress only make us hungrier. But the electric power may be out or natural gas lines shut/cut off. So when it comes time to eat, the back-up cooking methods you have prepared and stored up...
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